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Representatives of churches across Europe will meet in Vienna this weekend to review the 'Year of European Churches responding to migration 2010'.
With migrants numbering some 250 million of the world’s population, churches are being urged to defuse and combat public hostility towards them.
Mexican actor and producer Gael García Bernal has launched a new series of films depicting the plight of irregular migrants in Mexico.
The world's fifteen million migrants deserve respect, welcome, dignity and social integration in their host countries, Vatican officials have declared.
The National Council of Churches USA wants government officials and church leaders to act on "comprehensive immigration reform."
Hundreds of churches across Britain demonstrated solidarity with migrants and displaced people over the weekend, taking part in Racial Justice Sunday.
France's main Protestant grouping has added its voice to criticism of government repatriation of Roma migrants and demolishing Roma camps.
The UK Home Office attempt to fast-track deportation of foreign nationals refused permission to stay in Britain has been ruled unlawful.
In times of exploding budget deficits and unemployment figures, migrants are often used as scapegoats for all the ailings and failings of society, says Annegret Kapp. But the churches are responding boldly to the call to combat fear and prejudice.
A new Convention that will set out the rights domestic workers worldwide should enjoy is to be adopted by a United Nations agency, the International Labour Organisation.